Market Supply Chain Analyst
( Northampton, UK )

You've picked a great time to join Avon. We're looking forward to the next chapter in our company's amazing story, and are looking for passionate people to join the team. If you'd like to become an Avon associate, this is your time!

Role Type
Fixed Term Contract (Fixed Term)

What you'll be doing:
An exciting role that will drive and shape the way in which Supply Chain Planning support UK business growth, this includes forecasting, supply planning and demand planning. This role will be the primary contact for Commercial partners & Suppliers in any supply related matters, balancing commercial / consumer needs with supply capability and inventory availability.

Key responsibilities:
​Forecasting and Local Market Demand Management
Deliver timely, rational and fact based demand forecast over ~30wk horizon, this includes utilisation of statistical tools as well as building in latest consumption rates into operational demand horizon​
Ensuring demand plans accurately reflect known marketing activities, product launch timings and promotional activities​
Supporting Marketing teams to evaluate the likely impact of commercial investments​
Conversion of forecast into Supply signal; Making item level recommendations for demand plans and flow strategies to maximise product availability and optimise cash and inventory.​
Input to stocking policies and subsequently monitor supply readiness & inventory risks, especially for promotional and new selling periods.​
Resolving & communicating supply related issues into business​
First point of contact for commercial partners on demand & supply related issues ​
Root cause investigation / action planning and continuous improvement of forecast accuracy and supply performance​
Prepare the relevant SC materials as an input to S&OP / S&OE Meetings.​
Continuous improvement of process and systems that support UK integrated planning​​

We'd love you to have:

Work Experience​
3+ years Supply Chain, Forecasting, or Business experience with documented success​
Evidence of driving performance through continuous improvement​

BS Degree or equivalent experience​
Mathematics A-Level (or equivalent) preferred​

Skills & Competencies required​
High PC capability (Excel skills required, Tableau / SQL preferred)​
Analytical and problem-solving skills​
Understanding of Planning concepts / tools​
Excellent attention to detail​
Stakeholder management required across multiple departments​
Ability to work with pace and deliver under tight turnarounds​
Strong written and verbal communication skills​
Ability to communicate / influence to and above Manager level across multiple functions​​

What we offer:
Avon is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. Our priority is finding the best people for the job, regardless of sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, beliefs, religion, whether you're about to have a baby or are planning to have one. We're all about our people, and that's why we think we're one of the best companies to work for in the world!

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